Sibling team making history in Sochi

Shibutani siblings

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Among the teams competing at the Winter Games in Sochi is a unique brother and sister duo who hope to skate their way to Olympic gold.

Alex and Maia Shibutani have been skating together since 2004 and will be competing in Sochi in ice dancing. The pair moved to Detroit in 2007 to train and are both students at the University of Michigan.

The Shibutani siblings took silver in the U.S. National Championships in 2001 and 2012, and bronze in 2013.

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